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Daily film news briefs: New 'Godzilla' trailer, 'Dredd' sequel in the works?

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Here's a brief roundup of the major stories in film news for Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014:

'Godzilla' trailer released! -- Warner Bros. released the first full trailer for the upcoming 'Godzilla.' The new trailer focuses more on the human terror following the rampage of the massive monster. 'Godzilla' hits theaters May 16.

'Dredd' sequel in the works? -- Despite its meager/disappointing $35 million box office worldwide returns against its $50 million budget, the sci-fi cult favorite 'Dredd' might be getting a sequel. According to IndieWire, 'Dredd' star Karl Urban says the film's strong DVD sales have spurred 'conversations' between Lionsgate, screenwriter Alex Garland and director Peter Travis. 'Dredd' sold 982,746 DVD and Blu-ray home video copies in 2013, surpassing 'The Hangover 3' and the much more successful 'The Conjouring.'

Critically-acclaimed foreign films now available on VOD services -- The top content to win the 'Best Foreign Language' film award at this year's Academy Awards is now available on VOD - 'The Great Beauty' is available on AmazonPrime and iTunes. The NC-17, French foreign language film about sexual awakening 'Blue is the Warmest Color' is now available on AmazonPrime, iTunes and streaming on Netflix.


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